Gary Williams completed his engineering education in Australia in 1964. After several years of experience working with manufacturers in Montreal and Toronto, he founded Timber Systems Limited in 1980. Last year alone saw Gary bring his lively presentations to conferences in Chile, Czech Republic, Brazil and New Zealand. His roles as Chair of the Technical Committee of the Canadian Wood Design Standard, CSA O86, and as a principal author of the Canadian Wood Design Manual allow authoritative comment on current wood design matters.
He has been recognized by the Ontario Woodworks Awards and by the Canadian Wood Council for outstanding contributions.